Vintage Rosewood Chinese Jewelry Box with Brass and Jade Inlay / Yaowarat Antique Shop

$ 440.00

A original Vintage Chinese Jewelry Rosewood Box with beautiful brass and jade inlay detail. Four pieces of Chinese nephrite jade can be seen inlaid in the two doors and on each side of the box. Three drawers are hidden behind the door while a bigger drawer with a secret compartment sits below the two doors. Brass handle on the top is also designed with the auspicious double happiness motif, making it a great wedding / house warming / anniversary gift.

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Size : 20 x 15 x 31 cm
Weight : approx 3.5 kg
Material : Rosewood
Condition :This antique item has no defects, but it may show the imperfections that correlate with age and use.

Yaowarat Antique Shop is located in Yaowarat Street known as the old town of Bangkok. The shop has been open for almost 30 years and offers thousands of pieces of unique oriented antiques. This is a must-see for anyone interested in Thai antiques when visiting Bangkok!

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About the Product

A original Vintage Chinese Rosewood Jewelry Box with beautiful brass and jade inlay detail. Four pieces of Chinese nephrite jade can be seen inlaid in the two doors and on each side of the box. Three drawers are hidden behind the door while a bigger drawer with a secret compartment sits below the two doors. Brass handle on the top is also designed with the auspicious double happiness motif, making it a great wedding / house warming / anniversary gift.

What Is the Double Happiness Symbol?

The double happiness symbol is a traditional Chinese ornament that is made by doubling the Chinese character for Xi – 喜 . The newly formed symbol appears as 喜喜. The XiXi symbol is a popular wedding decoration. It is used in all kinds of wedding and marriage associated paraphernalia. The double happiness symbol is used in feng shui* to support and imbue happiness into a marriage.

**An ancient Chinese belief that the way your house is built or the way that you arrange objects affects your success, health, and happiness

Wedding Decorations With Double Happiness Symbol

The double happiness symbol is a common decoration for a truly feng shui wedding. Red envelopes decorated with the double happiness symbol serve as money envelope gifts for the bride and groom. Red flags and lanterns with the double happiness symbol are used as wedding decorations, as are decorated napkins. You’ll find red lanterns and various red cutouts used throughout the wedding decorations and the honeymoon suite. Some couples wear double happiness wedding bracelets.

Double Happiness Symbol Gifts for Married Couples

Gifts for a bridal couple or a married couple often feature the double happiness symbol. If you’re looking for the perfect gift, you can choose a decorative object, bowl, figurine, or other item with the double happiness symbol.

Have you ever heard about Rosewood?

Characteristics :Rosewood is commonly used for furniture, musical instruments, decorative items and veneers. The colour of rosewood can vary from nearly ebony through dark brown to rich red and therefore make it an ideal choice for furniture and decorative items. The origin of the rosewood also affects its strength, durability and hardness with Indian and African rosewood being the hardest.

Advantages :

  • Hard, tough and very strong wood
  • Attractive wood grain
  • Polishes very well and to a high sheen if desired
  • Highly resistant to wear and tear

Yaowarat Antique Shop is located in Yaowarat Street known as the old town of Bangkok. The shop has been open for almost 30 years and offers thousands of pieces of unique oriented antiques. This is a must-see for anyone interested in Thai antiques when visiting Bangkok!

Additional information

Weight 3.5 kg
Dimensions 15 × 20 × 31 cm